The House at the Edge of Night, Catherine Banner, Dallas Morning News

The Mandibles, Lionel Shriver, Minneapolis Star Tribune

She Poured Out Her Heart, Jean Thompson, Minneapolis Star Tribune

Zero K, Don DeLillo, Minneapolis Star Tribune

What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours, Helen Oyeyemi, Dallas Morning News

LaRose, Louise Erdrich, Minneapolis Star Tribune

Queen of the Night, Alexander Chee, Los Angeles Times

A Doubter’s Almanac, Ethan Canin, The Millions

A Doubter’s Almanac, Ethan Canin, Star Tribune

The High Mountains of Portugal, Yann Martel, Star Tribune

Golden Age, Jane Smiley, Star Tribune

Mothers, Tell Your Daughters, Bonnie Jo Campbell, Star Tribune

The Heart Goes Last, Margaret Atwood, Star Tribune

The Beautiful Bureaucrat, Helen Phillips, Star-Tribune

Mr and Mrs Doctor, Julie Iromuanya, Star Tribune

A God in Ruins, Kate Atkinson, Star Tribune

Early Warning, Jane Smiley, Star Tribune

God Help the Child, Toni Morrison, Star Tribune

The Buried Giant, Kazuo Ishiguro, Star Tribune

She Weeps Each Time You’re Born, Quan Barry, The Millions

She Weeps Each Time You’re Born, Quan Barry, Star Tribune

After Birth, Elisa Albert, Star Tribune

A Spool of Blue Thread, Anne Tyler, Star Tribune

How to Be Both, Ali Smith, Star Tribune

2014 Critic’s Choice, Star Tribune, Lila, Marilynne Robinson

Hiding in Plain Sight, Nuruddin Farah

Ordinary Sins, Jim Heynen

The Witch and Other Tales Re-Told, Jean Thompson

Some Luck, Jane Smiley

Lila, Marilynne Robinson

Lovers at the Chameleon Club, Paris 1932, Francine Prose

Bark, Lorrie Moore

Thirty Girls, Susan Minot

Praying Drunk, Kyle Minor

The Marshlands, Matthew Olshan

The Ballad of Barnabas Pierkiel, Magdalena Zyzak

Andrew’s Brain, E. L. Doctorow

Leaving the Sea, Ben Marcus

In Pinelight, Thomas Rayfiel

How to Read a Novelist, John Freeman

MaddAddam, Margaret Atwood

 The Childhood of Jesus, J. M. Coetzee

Claire of the Sea Light, Edwidge Danticat

Fin and Lady, by Cathleen Schine

Sisterland, by Curtis Sittenfeld

Big Brother, by Lionel Shriver

The Humanity Project, by Jean Thompson

The Interestings, by Meg Wolitzer

Middle C, by William Gass

Harvest, by Jim Crace

The Tenth of December, by George Saunders

May We Be Forgiven, by A. M. Homes

The Elephant Keeper’s Children, by Peter Hoeg

In Between Days, by Andrew Porter

The Fall of Alice K, by Jim Heynen

Nine Months, by Paula Bomer

The Man Within My Head, by Pico Iyer

The New Republic, by Lionel Shriver

The Beginner’s Goodbye, by Anne Tyler

A Lost Memory of Skin, by Russell Banks

The Girl in the Blue Beret, by Bobbie Ann Mason

Crossbones, by Nuruddin Farah

So Much for That, by Lionel Shriver

Private Life, by Jane Smiley

Beatrice and Virgil, by Yann Martel

Summertime, by J. M. Coetzee

The Infinities, by John Banville

The Theory of Light and Water, by Andrew Porter

Solar, by Ian McEwan

Shadow Tag, by Louise Erdrich

Too Much Happiness, by Alice Munro

The Year of the Flood, by Margaret Atwood

A Gates at the Stairs, by Lorrie Moore

That Old Cape Magic, by Richard Russo

The Bolter, by Frances Osborne

Byron in Love, by Edna O’Brien

Fordlandia, by Greg Grandin

Don’t Cry, by Mary Gaitskill

Ten Days in the Hills, by Jane Smiley and The Emperor’s Children, by Claire Messud

Accordion Crimes, by E. Annie Proulx

Splitting, by Fay Weldon

Heartsongs and Other Stories, by E. Annie Proulx

On the Edge, by Elizabeth Drew

The Ice Storm, by Rick Moody

The Rest of Life, by Mary Gordon